Dubai: More than one million people use the ‘DubaiNow’ app, the first and only government application that provides access to 130 services in the emirate, contributing to accelerating the transformation of Dubai into a global digital capital.
Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, took to his twitter account to announce the huge turnout of users of the unified government digital platform.
DubaiNow facilitates over 20 million transactions worth more than Dh10 billion since its launch, out of which four million transactions worth Dh2 billion concluded this year.
“DubaiNow app surpasses one million users is a milestone that facilitated over 20 million transactions across 30 entities,” Sheikh Hamdan said.
He added: “DubaiNow reflects the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for Dubai to be the best city to live and helps ease people’s lives by providing all services through one platform.”
Humaid Obaid Al Mansouri, Director General of the Dubai Digital Authority, said: “The spirit of cooperation and one team between various government entities has played a significant role in the continuous development of the DubaiNow app.”
“We will continue our path towards making Dubai a world digital capital,” he added.Sheikh Hamdan said the surpass of one million users of the DubaiNow applicationn proves the trust of people in this app, which constitutes a milestone for the digitation of life in Dubai.
“The strategic concept of the provision of service in Dubai depends mainly on the integration, unification and simplification of digital services, thus making services easer, safer and more effective in accelerating the process of turning Dubai into a global digital capital,” he said.
Sheikh Hamdan the huge use of the app confirms the success of the Dubai government team in providing smart, easy and quick services that are available 24 hours.
“DubaiNow app has become an essential part of daily life in Dubai, and is a fruit of cooperation between government entities and between the public and private sector to provide services that exceed people’s expectations and ensure their wellbeing,” he emphasised.